Seeing an image like this of pristine cards all nicely preserved inside protectors makes me want to make more well-worn cards. A baseball card with sharp corners is so institutional. “CAREFUL! Don’t set that card on the table, you might nudge the corner.” Baseball cards are meant to be worn.
I’m making a fine art of wearing down baseball cards. Here’s a 1991 Donruss Jeff Treadwell.
More coming about how I wore down this card.